Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Preliminary announcement: ICIL 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The International Conference on Industrial Logistics (ICIL) 2010 will take place in March, 2010 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosted by the Military Institute of Engineering – IME with the cooperation of Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES) and COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The conference theme is "Logistics and Sustainability" and it will feature a multidisciplinary program that will include original research results and contributions to the field of sustainable logistics.

The chairwoman of the event Dr. Maria Cristina Fogliatti de Sinay (IME) and Professors Maria Ines Faé (UFES) and Alberto Gabbay Canen (COPPE/UFRJ), gladly invite professionals, academics, students and industrialists interested in the theme to send contributing papers to the Conference.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • After-sales support
  • Automation in logistics
  • Distribution design and planning
  • Economic incentives
  • Engineering logistics
  • Hardware maintenance
  • Industrial design
  • Industrial maintenance
  • In-plant logistics
  • Inventory management
  • Large investment projects
  • Life-cycle cost
  • Outsourcing decisions
  • Plant location
  • Plant transportation
  • Process design
  • Process innovation
  • Product innovation
  • Production planning
  • Reliability & maintainability
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Software maintenance
  • Supply chain management
  • Sustainable Logistics
  • Technology parks
  • Technology transfer
  • Transportation
  • Vehicle routing
  • Warehouse location

Official Call for papers will follow later.

Contact: Dr. Maria Cristina Fogliatti de Sinay.

Instituto Militar de Engenharia
Praça Gal Tiburcio 80
Praia Vermelha
Rio de Janeiro
CEP RJ. 22280-270

e-mail: cristinasinay@ime.eb.br, tel:55-21-2546-7286, fax:55-21-2546-7287

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